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Cycling with Kids

Cycling with Kids
02/03/2015

Having a baby is certainly a major upheaval for anyone, and for many of us it means our cycling takes the back burner for a bit whilst we grapple with nappies and sleeplessness.  Whenever you’re ready to get back on your bicycle there are plenty of options out there and today we take a look...

The Right Royal Ride

The Right Royal Ride
16/02/2015

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Right Royal Ride, a leisure charity ride Bikeminded has organised in partnership with the  Kensington and Chelsea Foundation.   The ride is all in aid of local mental health and wellbeing charities, so shine your bicycle and don your cap for a day of cycling!   Everybody...

Exciting news for 2015

Exciting news for 2015
30/01/2015

We’ve been very busy here at Bikeminded HQ organising a rather special event for you. We’re kicking off 2015 with, what we’re pretty sure will be, the most fabulous bicycle ride of 2015. The Right Royal Ride will take you on a gentle loop around Kensington and Chelsea, ending with a soiree in Holland Park....

Terrific vintage rides

Terrific vintage rides
19/01/2015

For many of us, vintage is a word we associate with quality and craftmanship, and that extends all the way from our bicycles to what we wear whilst riding. There are some fantastic rides out there that marry a love of all things vintage with leisurely bike rides, and today we take a sneak peak...

Laid back around the world in 180 days

Laid back around the world in 180 days
05/12/2014

It all started with a New Year’s resolution made in a pub many years ago, talking with friends about the legendary 1200km bike ride Paris-Brest-Paris. Our friend and colleague Richard Evans decided he would give it go and since then he has completed several long distance cycling trips, including a 4000km ride around the Baltic...

Some alternative options for reflective wear

Some alternative options for reflective wear
28/10/2014

Now that we’ve got your bicycle lights sorted through our Light Angel campaign, we’re moving on to reflective wear. The darker nights see us fumbling round under the bed for our reflective buttons and considering what other options are out there for a spot of reflectiveness in our clothing.   Our search for something other...

It's back....

It’s back….
23/10/2014

This Sunday the clocks go back and darkness descends. It’s easy to be caught out by the changes and find you’re riding home in the gloom without your lights. That’s where our Be a Light Angel campaign comes in. We want you to help us light up London.   Those of you who have been...

Bicycles to change lives

Bicycles to change lives
16/10/2014

Because bikes can change lives, we’d like to support Mozambican bicycle charity Mozambikes in their October campaign and help to spread the word about their fantastic work. They have launched a #biketober crowdfunding campaign dedicating the month of October to celebrating bicycles and helping to fund more bikes for more Mozambicans. In Mozambique, a bike is...